The Security Briefing

Breaking Information Risk Management News and Trends

How the cybersecurity skills shortage hurts business ROI and security

When you take a look at the cybersecurity skills shortage, it isn’t getting any better so far. As businesses plan for what’s to come with the ever evolving cyberthreats out there and look to improve their security spending, knowing how this cybersecurity skills shortage affects them can help find ways to remediate the problem before it’s too late.

Cybersecurity tips for hackable holiday gifts

When the holiday season approaches, there are mixed feelings for those executives who know what this means for the security risks their business will face.  There’s a rise in phishing emails, malware hidden on website ads that are just waiting for employees to click...

Three important cybersecurity topics to help SMBs prepare and protect

With the holiday season here and the end of the year coming up, the thought that cybersecurity risks are lurking about puts no one at ease. A key to securing your business always starts with focus and awareness. This is achievable by having a rundown of important cybersecurity incidents and trends.

5 important business aspects that holistic security protects

When an executive doesn’t breathe security day to day like the CISO and CIO, their idea of security is a lot like onboarding a new software for team collaboration that they don’t use much. They know the software helps operations, but they are unclear of its full potential.

Security goes beyond the CEO and CIO

Businesses don’t always realize just how vulnerable they are to risks. This lack of insight isn’t from lack of trying, it’s simply that when you’re not in the industry of cybersecurity it’s only normal to have limited knowledge on it.

Solving the medical device security challenge

When it comes to securing devices, businesses are facing quite the challenge. 90% of IT security pros find that connected devices will be a major security issue this year and for medical devices, the picture is looking even harder.

Large Scale Cyber Attack (WCry2 Ransomware Outbreak)

Large-Scale Cyber Attack (WCry2 Ransomware Outbreak) Virus Name: WannaCrypt, WannaCry, WanaCrypt0r, WCrypt, WCRY Vector: All Windows versions before Windows 10 are vulnerable if not patched for MS-17-010. It uses EternalBlue MS17-010 to propagate. Ransom: between $300...